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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Enforcement Report - Week of November 28, 2012

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Product Detail

Product Description Stryker Orthopaedics Torx 6.5mm Cancellous Bone Screw Ref 2030-6535-1 The 6.5mm Cancellous Bone Screws are used in THA when the surgeon elects to use a cluster/multi-hole shell in the acetabulum. The screws are intended to provide initial cup fixation and help prevent spin-out of the cup due to physical loading from the patient. They are intended as supplemental fixation.
Recall Number Z-0388-2013
Classification Class II
Code Info Catalog No: 2030-6535-1 Lot Code: MLDNAV, MLDXV2, MLH11M, MLH17R, MLH3K8, MLH4L6, MLH7RV, MLHK1X, MLHL99, MLJDJT Ref 2030-6535-1
Product Distributed Qty Approximately 358 units
Reason For Recall Stryker has received reports from the field indicating that certain lots of 6.5mm Cancellous Bone Screws are either associated with a product mix or potentially associated with a product mix. Packaging associated with a 35 mm screw may contain a 25mm screw. Conversely, packaging associated with a 25mm screw may contain a 35mm screw.

Event Detail

Event Id 63358
Product Type Devices
Status Ongoing
Recalling Firm Stryker Howmedica Osteonics Corp.
City Mahwah
State NJ
Country US
Voluntary / Mandated Voluntary: Firm Initiated
Recall Initiation Date 2012-08-17
Initial Firm Notification of Consignee or Public Letter
Distribution Pattern Worldwide distribution: USA (nationwide) and countries including: Canada, Belgium, Finland, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Turkey and UK.